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‘By’

Research paper by Benjamin Schnieder

Indexed on: 19 Mar '09Published on: 19 Mar '09Published in: Linguistics and Philosophy



Abstract

The paper has two main objectives: first, it presents a new argument against the so-called Anscombe Thesis (if x φ-s by ψ-ing, then x’s φ-ing = x’s ψ-ing). Second, it develops a proposal about the syntax and semantics of the ‘by’-locution.